Founded in 1866, Winchester is one of the world's most widely recognized and respected brand names. For the last 130 years, the name Winchester has come to mean many things to many people. To most folks it's meant ammunition and the Gun that Won the West. For many others, however, it also rekindles images of fine hand tools and cutlery, fishing tackle and flashlights. But to all people the legendary Winchester name and trademark have always represented a long and responsible heritage of commitment, pride and high-quality products. A name, rest assured, that will always take a leading role in advancing and supporting conservation, hunter education and our country's proud shooting sports heritage.